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Mushrooms are more closely related to humans than plants
short by Sanira Mediratta / on Thursday, 9 March, 2017
By comparing organisms' genetic material and internal structures, animals and fungi, like mushrooms, were found to share a common ancestor. It is believed that the common ancestor was a single-celled organism that possessed both animal and fungal characteristics, including sperm-like features and a stronger cell wall. Mushrooms thus, are related to humans based on the sophistication of its genes.
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